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CBS
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
crimes in travel. >>> the new sheriff in town in san francisco is the old one. ross mirkarimi is back on the job tonight. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez with reaction from the mayor and the d.a. joe. >> reporter: we called it yesterday when we said expect the unexpected. sure enough the sheriff is back holding transitional meetings. he expects to be fully informed by this weekend. not everyone is thrilled that he is back. >>> reporter: as ross mirkarimi arrives back at the sheriff's office this afternoon following seven months of suspension, he insists he will play nice with his elected colleagues even those who tried to get him fired. >> i look forward to working with the mayor, the city attorney and district attorney. >> reporter: but the district attorney had an announcement of his own. >> we're hoping mr. mirkarimi will see the value in recusing himself. >> reporter: george gascon sent the sheriff a letter asking him to recuse himself from cases regarding domestic violence. >> we're questioning his ability to deal with domestic violence matters during the period of time where he is on
CBS
Oct 17, 2012 6:00pm PDT
yesterday in the water near the san francisco yacht club. the tide then carried the catamaran outside the golden gate. cbs 5 reporter don knapp on the split second decision that kept the sailors alive. don. >> reporter: dana, no one is playing down that what's happened to that sailboat is a huge setback to the program. but here at pier 80 oracle's base of operations they have recovered the boat, they are champions, they have time and they will get through it. no racing boat this size ever capsized before so when team oracle's boat did sailors weren't sure what to expect. the team tactician was on board. >> i think we're you will sure as to how it would happen, whether the wing might snap, whether we had to get off the boat or whether we should hold on tight. jimmy made the call to hold on. it was the right call. if we tried to jump off we definitely would have been injured. >> reporter: he said after the mast hit the water they heard the boat beginning to break up. >> 10 seconds later it started to crack and we got off. so we were in a mad rush to get off the boat. we climbed down a bit a
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
even up. >> reporter: but prop 33 supporter former san francisco mayor willie brown says that argument is purely hypothetical because they can't predict the future. >> they don't have a substantive argument against it. they say it's like the camel's nose under the tent. it will lead to something else and they want to stop it. >> reporter: now, all this may sound a bit familiar. two years ago, californians faced a similar ballot measure spearheaded by the same man behind this year's effort, the 91-year-old founder of mercury insurance. so far, he has contributed $16 million, 98% of the money behind prop 33. >> in politics you follow the money. >> reporter: cbs 5 political analyst joe tuman says that doesn't necessarily mean it's bad. >> because it's self-interest doesn't mean the end result from a public policy per sperrive will be bad. >> reporter: but says it's definitely good for insurance companies. >> it means more business for them. >> reporter: prop 33 allows for exceptions to protect military members and people who have let their insurance lapse because they are out of
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
baseball? san francisco giants maybe you've heard? they are in the play-offs along the as. 6:37 tomorrow evening first pitch for game one of the national league divisional series right here in san francisco. here's the change. a lot of cloud cover again today. look at all this cloud cover coming through. and the amazing thing is, the source of this cloud cover is the same low pressure area that earlier this week gave us the hot weather now it's just off to our west. we are getting the onshore flow and things will be cooler this weekend. we are going to stay dry but the cooling trend continues. there is rain associated with this low. we'll talk about when that arrives in my full forecast in 15 minutes. >> weather sports and entertainment reporter. >> all in one. >> paul, thanks. >>> well, if you are brave enough to enter the city on this hectic weekend, avoid those heavy traffic areas. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington rode along with the chp for a preview of those troublesome spots. >> reporter: there are so many events around the bay area, it will be hard to avoid a traffic area
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
fierce defender of the catholic church's teaching on same-sex marriage, two gay san francisco supervisors say what's ahead is largely unknown. supervisor david campos is catholic. >> certainly someone with a different history with obviously a better choice. that was not a choice that was up to us to make. and so what we are left with is where do we go from here? >> what i will say is, i very much want the archbishop to get to know the lgbt community community in san francisco and to meet people whose lives have been impacted by prop 8. >> reporter: now, both supervisors weiner and campos points out that the lgbt community has a history of openness and they very much hope there can be a dialogue going forward with the new archbishop here in the bay area. allen, back to you. >> thank you, mark sayre in san francisco. >>> so got any weekend plans? desperate for something to do any any reason to get out of the house? you have some options. >> reporter: from the site of the blue angels soars for fleet week to the giants and 49ers both playing at home there's america cups racing in the bay hard
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm PDT
city of san francisco is not welcoming the golden state warriors for a few more years, but architects unveiled plans today for their new waterfront marina. >> reporter: covered with glass, the new basketball arena is getting closer to becoming a permanent part of the city's skyline. the first draft was shown to us. and the center piece is the basketball arena which would be built at pier 30 and 32. architects described the arena as lozenge shaped. the idea is to have it set back about 600 feet and turn it at an odd angle in order to allow businesses to maintain their site lines to the bay. >> we have opened up a great deal of access to the harbor and parallel, along the water's edge. >> reporter: they are going to be building about 600 parking spots on site and ferry service to drop you off right at the arena. there will also be music fans as they plan to have concerts and other activities here. the arena will only take up half the site. they plan to develop a shopping center and even a movie theater on the property. >> the plan is to finish in 2017. they will go through a series of p
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
year from a dealership in san francisco. the judge is expected to decide next week whether there is enough evidence to put wade on trial. >>> days of pain have turned into years for one oakland family still grieving an unsolved murder. now the victim's family is renewing their demand for answers. cbs 5 reporter don ford shows us how they are taking action and hoping for justice. >> reporter: oakland investigator robert trevino is still combing for clues to a killing that has baffled police for three years. >> of course, it was a very, very, uhm, violent crime. >> reporter: 20-year-old fat van le was arriving home from work when another car opened fire killing him as he sat outside his parents home. no witnesses, no motive, and no arrests. phat lee le's brother says they are still trying to cope. >> somebody kill my brother and i wonder why and who did it. >> reporter: the family says phat was friendly and didn't have enemies. he loved baseball and enjoys racing motorized skateboards. on this anniversary day, family members are again tacking up reward posters and authorities are hopi
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. though money coming from a pair of high dollar campaign events in san francisco yesterday. now it's on to ohio. a make-or-break state could decide the entire election. ahead at 6:30, how each candidate is trying to swing the critical battleground states into his own column. >>> right now san francisco's board of supervisors is considering the fate of ross mirkarimi. you're seeing a live picture now from city hall, where the board could decide tonight if a domestic violence case will cost the suspended sheriff his job. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez has been monitoring the testimony. joe. >> reporter: this hearing is going into its fourth hour now and they are expecting some decision within the next few hours. >> reporter: as suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi and his wife looked on the board of supervisors special hearing began with the formal decision from the ethics commission. chairman ben hur told the supervisors how after nine hearings over 5.5 months, a majority of his commission thought mirkarimi was guilty of official misconduct for bruising his wife's arm after an argument on new year'
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. lucas film has its headquarters here in the san francisco presidio employing some 1200 to 1400 people in its production offices. in a company released video statement, lucas says he is selling because it's time. >> as i have gone through my career, i realized at some point i needed to retire and i wanted to go on and do other things, things in philanthropy. the final block in that was to find a good solid home for the company. and the first place i thought was disney. >> this gives disney infinite inspiration and opportunities to continue the epic "star wars" saga. fans can expect the new feature film "star wars" episode 7 in theater worldwide in 2015. >> reporter: the first feature film will come under the disney lucas film brand. the deal includes lucas' industrial light and magic, its visual effects company, and lucas sound, the dynamics that made all of lucas' films so amazing and popular. lucas film employees met with lucas as well as top management all afternoon to discuss their future. at the presidio, linda yee, cbs 5. >>> a day after making landfall, super storm sandy is still m
CBS
Oct 18, 2012 6:00pm PDT
afternoon. >>> in san francisco, a man who owned a dog walking business is sentenced to 60 days in jail for animal cruelty. his four dogs were malnourished and found living in filthy conditions. they are all healing now. 36-year-old abe were ham taylor will not -- abraham taylor will not be able to care or breed animals for three years. >>> historians will tell you the cold war has been over for years. but we found an important relic of those uncertain days floating right in san francisco bay. and it's a story you will see only on cbs 5. >> reporter: from the outside, it looks like any other large rusting barge in the bay. but 40 years ago, it was the centerpiece of a top secret cia project code named jennifer. how see contract a project was this? >> ha. >> reporter: was this top secret? >> this is probably as tight as it gets. >> reporter: there was an elaborate cover story that this was built to do under water mining by howard hughes. the truth? the cia designed this to go pick up a sunken soviet submarine. >> wanted to pick up the sub, built a claw to pick it up. >> reporter: fe
CBS
Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm PDT
san francisco. i love sandoval and scutaro. >> reporter: guess what, venezuela is in it to win it. >> we're thinking better than the garlic fries at the ballpark! >> reporter: way better, absolutely! >> joe, go ahead and sample. >> reporter: ma i? >> we are the press. where's the food! >>> the giants win is translating in dollars for bay area merchants. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran shows us how one local merchandiser felt an impact immediately. >>> reporter: as fans celebrated, mike smith and his team at graphic sportswear were working overnight. >> great to be part of it to see your t-shirt on tv, players wearing t my friends, family calling me, is that your shirt? is that your shirt? >> reporter: workers went into overdrive after the giants won the pennant. the team of's win translated into a business win for smith. >> normally we're done with christmas orders during october. and usually now our presses aren't running. but this has really helped us. >> reporter: fresh off the printing screens to at&t's dugout store. the store opened earlier than normal but not early enough for s
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
1500 teachers and support staff. it also means cuts of about $17 million to san francisco state, $16 million to san jose state, $9 million to cal state east bay and $5 million to sonoma state. >> trigger cuts are really blackmail frankly. i think they are put in there designed to force taxpayers to approve this measure and i don't appreciate being blackmailed. >> reporter: and indeed, one of the questions voters ask is, will lawmakers really go through with such unpopular cuts? or will they scramble to find some money elsewhere? what are the chances of reversing course after november? >> again, i can't speculate. all i can tell you is our options are very few if any. >> reporter: why not just wait until after the voters have their say and then do the cuts? >> because then to have our balanced budget this year we would have had to make the very cuts we're talking about right now back in june. >> reporter: so why not do it? >> not only would it of course have been politically more difficult and causing pain potentially unnecessarily because voters we still hope will pass prop 30. >> re
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. at that point it was like someone hit me. i was so stunned that in my hometown in san francisco in 2012 that there are words like this coming out of someone's mouth. >> reporter: this afternoon, perkins filed a formal complaint with the human rights commission. executive director says the commission will look into the allegations. >> it doesn't matter if it's a rock and roll hall of famer or if he just picked up a guitar last week. all people have the same rights to live without discrimination. >> reporter: travelodge is a franchise and the local owner hasn't responded to our requests for comment. >> we haven't heard back from your manager. >> reporter: the windham hotel group says, we are acknowledging the allegations made by the guest. we are currently looking into the matter with the hotel and will take appropriate action. ♪ [ music ] the band switched hotels. the man who grew up in the segregated south said he didn't hear the remark about "those people" but he says he recognizes discrimination. [ inaudible ] >> permanent indelible scar on your brain, you know? and for that to
CBS
Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
afternoon on muni here in san francisco. a 6 parnassus bus at hayes and market when a passenger got into an argument with the driver. when a city worker on board tried to intervene, the passenger got up and stabbed the guy in the neck with a pair of scissors. that victim was taken to the hospital with nonlife- threatening injuries. the attacker was arrested. >>> the stakes for california's ballot initiatives couldn't be higher. millions of dollars are being pumped into campaigns in an effort to sway your vote. but as cbs 5 political reporter grace lee reports, it's hard to tell who is signing the checks. >> reporter: that's right. two of the best funded ballot measures are proposition 30, that's the governor's tax initiative, and proposition 32 which would ban payroll deductions for political purposes. now, both are getting a lot of attention because there is so much money involved. this election 290 million has been spent on 11 ballot initiatives. props 30 and 32 got the most a combined $197 million out of that $290 million. and now an unknown group from out of state is contributin
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
temperatures here in the bay area. in fact, it's been two years since san francisco baked in a heat wave that lasted this long. chief meteorologist paul deanno says hope you like change now because that's what's coming. >> yeah. what goes up must come down and it is going to be coming down soon after two straight days in the 90s. but for many of you triple digits, how about sonoma, 101 today. san rafael 101. livermore 103. richmond you hit 96. redwood city 95. fremont 93 degrees. back-to-back 90-degree days in downtown. low 90s yesterday and today. oakland you hit 94 today. hotter than yesterday. san jose you're up one degree and concord once again in the mid- to upper 90s. high temperatures mean high fire danger. we'll take you to one park that's closed because of that high fire danger. alum rock park closed. not supposed to be going in right now. the fire danger will come down tomorrow as the temperatures come down, as well. water was coming down from all those fountains everywhere including in oakley. the kids having a good time saying, you know what, don't worry about it, i'll cool o
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
valley since the early 1920's. it supplies san francisco with 85% of its drinking water. now there is a movement to drain the reservoir and restore it to look like its twin, yosemite valley, complete with green meadows, birds, an entire ecosystem restored. it sounds crazy this idea of draining something that's been around since the early 20's. do you think that's possible? >> totally doable. >> reporter: he believes that after just one or two years, we could restore the grassland. within 50 years, a new forested canopy would emerge. >> once the political process is complete, the restoration process is very straight forward and very exciting to many people. and the value you get out of that, you can't even compare it to the cost of that. it is priceless. >> reporter: but it is political, because the issue is about to go in front of san francisco voters. >> measure f is all about the hetch hetchy reservoir. what it does not authorize is the draining of it itself. what it does do, it allows the city to commission an $8 million study to say, if we drain this, can we restore the area and f
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. san francisco-based firm uber received the same letter in 2010. >>> another possible setback for the north bay's smart train project. the line was originally going to run from northern sonoma county all the way to the larkspur ferry. with the economic downturn the first phase of the project was shortened from santa rosa to san rafael and now as cbs 5 reporter don ford shows us, the smart train may have run into another problem. >> reporter: construction crews are started tearing out the old to bring in the new. old rails and ties being torn out. environmental activists say las colinas creek is home to two special guest. >> there is sensitive habitats two endangered species living here. >> reporter: he belies disturbing the old wooden railroad ties is a dumb thing for smart to do. he wants the work stopped. smart train chief engineer says he may get his wish for a while. >> we are not doing any construction work at this time. we are simply removing the rail, the ties, the construction itself taking place next spring. >> reporter: the project was approved by voters in both sonoma and m
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